Masterworks IV

Sounds of the Sea

March 22, 2020 at 3pm
Collins Center for the Arts
Lucas Richman, conductor
Bangor Area Youth Choirs

ANNOUNCEMENT (3/12/2020): Following directives from the University of Maine and recommendations from the State CDC and Governor’s Office, the Bangor Symphony Orchestra is cancelling Sounds of the Sea on March 22nd due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19 and the safety of our patrons and performers.

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Explore how composers have depicted the sea and the power of nature through music across generations at this unique concert celebrating Maine’s Bicentennial presented in partnership with the Maine Science Festival.

What’s Interesting About This Concert

  • The Warming Sea by Lucas Richman is a new, multimedia work reflecting on climate change in the Gulf of Maine
  • Both La Mer and The Moldau, used famously in The Tree of Life starring Brad Pitt, bring listeners on powerful emotional journeys
  • Maine’s Bicentennial is honored with a work by Rockland-native Walter Piston, a major influence in 20th century American music

The Program

  • Walter Piston | Bicentennial Fanfare
  • Bedřich Smetana | The Moldau
  • Lucas Richman | The Warming Sea [World Premiere]
  • Nancy Galbraith | Tormenta del Sur
  • Claude Debussy | La Mer

Concert Length: Approx. 1 hour, 40 minutes, including intermission